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Source: Help Net Security - Posted by Chris Pallack   
Intrusion Detection The following article deals with a little software package known as Tripwire, available for Linux as well as for other Unix variants and Windows. Only the Linux version is open source though, others are commercial. Tripwire is easily described as a . . . The following article deals with a little software package known as Tripwire, available for Linux as well as for other Unix variants and Windows. Only the Linux version is open source though, others are commercial. Tripwire is easily described as a file integrity tool, meaning it is designed to maintain a database of software packages installed on your system, allowing you to quickly examine and trace changes on your system. Tripwire can prove to be very effective measure against malicious code, sniffers, trojans or any other software post installed to your system. Please notice that Tripwire, effective as it is, cannot help you if your system has been compromised prior to the installation of Tripwire. So, in order to use it properly, I advise you to install it just after you install and set up your system. But, to go one step at the time...

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